Ivon Hitchens
Saturday 02 November - Sunday 23 February

Ivon Hitchens: Space Through Colour

Christmas: Snow Dragon
Thursday 28 November - Tuesday 31 December

The Snow Dragon

Fully Fashioned
Manuscripts and Special Collections
Friday 6 September - Sunday 1 December

Fully Fashioned

Christmas Opening Times

Christmas at Lakeside

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Duty Manager role

Applications are invited for an Arts & Heritage Duty Manager at Lakeside Arts. For more information please visit our recruitment page.

Nottingham Young Creative Awards Theatre Category

We are thrilled to be working in partnership with Nonsuch to be delivering the Theatre Category of the Nottingham Young Creative Awards. If you are a youth group interested in taking part, you have until 16th December to register. Find out more information and how to register here.

Christmas at Lakeside

Spend quality family time on our Christmas theatre show, Tall Stories' The Snow Dragon, suitable for children aged 3+ and up. An exciting Christmas Installation will accompany the performance, and you can book for a Christmas Menu in our café. Book for The Snow Dragon and our Easter show, Little Red Riding Hood, together you can save using our Multibuy Scheme.


Christmas at Lakeside:

The Snow Dragon

Tall Stories

Thursday 28 November - Sunday 08 December &
Tuesday 24 - Tuesday 31 December (no performances on 25 & 26 December)

Billy has everything a young goat could need – and more besides. On New Year’s Eve, Billy is looking forward to the annual visit of the legendary Snow Dragon, who will bring him even more goodies...